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Anesthesia Technician Certified - NC

Job Title Anesthesia Technician Certified - NC Req 32126 Department Surgery Date posted 02/04/2020 City Kirkland State WA Country US Shift Day/Evening Hours 40
Job Description

Job Summary

• Provides support and performs duties under the direct supervision of a licensed anesthesia provider for routine and complex surgical cases which contributes to safe efficient and cost-effective anesthesia care across the age continuum.

Essential Job Functions

1. Functions as a resource to anesthesiologists, anesthesia technicians, surgeons, nurses, hospital engineers, etc., concerning all aspects of anesthesia technical services.

2. Assists the licensed anesthesia provider in clinical settings.

3. Provides Intraoperative Autotransfusion Services as requested for elective and emergency procedures.

4. Maintains and organizes the anesthesia environment, equipment, supplies and personnel to facilitate department functions.

5. Provides anesthesia technical support to the anesthesia professional staff for delivery of patient care.

6. Assists the anesthesiologist and members of the surgical team with management of emergent and life-threatening situations (i.e., airway management, fluid management, medication management, invasive monitoring).

7. Accountable for following the guidelines for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability. Accountable for effective performance and follow-through of all assigned responsibilities and for completing responsibilities within designated (or agreed upon) timeframes. Completes responsibilities in a manner consistent with organizational policy, goals and values.

8. Responsible for the "Accountabilities" associated with this position in support of the organization.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

• License, Certification, Education or Experience:


REQUIRED for the position:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Certification of The American Society of Anesthesia Technician or Technologist certification (Cert. AT, Cert. ATT) upon hire
  • 2 years of experience as an Anesthesia Technician
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
  • Training in Autotransfusion operation preferred but may obtain within six months of hire
  • Possess knowledge of general inhalation agents, local anesthetics, neuromuscular blockers, muscle relaxants, regional anesthesia, sedatives, hypnotics, narcotics, antiarrhythmics, vasoactive medications, and antibiotics, as well as delivery method and patient effects
  • Possess an understanding of anatomy and physiology as it applies to anesthesia care
  • Medical Assistant-Registered (MA-R) certification within 6 months of date of hire

DESIRED for the position:

• 2 year experience in the anesthesia technical/biomedical field

• Experience in an inpatient hospital setting